STAMFORD, Conn.–(Business Wire)–
Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI) today announced that it has been recognized by the
Ethisphere Institute as one of the World`s Most Ethical Companies in 2010.
Pitney Bowes earned a spot on the list by implementing ethical business
practices and initiatives that benefit customers, shareholders, employees and
communities. Pitney Bowes has earned this award for four consecutive years.
“Pitney Bowes is honored to be recognized once again as one of the world`s most
ethical companies,” said Murray Martin, Chairman, President and CEO, Pitney
Bowes Inc. “Ethical business practices are the foundation upon which Pitney
Bowes was built, and are a vital part of how we operate around the world.”
Pitney Bowes incorporates ethics and compliance into its day-to-day business
operations through adherence to an ethical code of conduct, which is translated
into nine different languages for employees, suppliers, and other entities doing
business with the company. Mandatory ethics and compliance training is issued
yearly for employees, and managers are rated in their annual performance
appraisals on their ethical leadership.
This is the fourth year that the Ethisphere Institute, a research think tank
dedicated to the advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics,
corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability, has
published the World`s Most Ethical Rankings. The 2010 list will appear in
Ethisphere Magazine’s Q1 issue.
The methodology for the WME ranking includes reviewing codes of ethics,
litigation and regulatory infraction histories; evaluating the investment in
innovation and sustainable business practices; looking at activities designed to
improve corporate citizenship; and studying nominations from senior executives,
industry peers, suppliers and customers.
Read about the methodology and view the complete list of the 2010 World`s Most
Ethical Companies at http://ethisphere.com/wme2010/
About Pitney Bowes:
Celebrating its 90th year of innovation, Pitney Bowes provides software,
hardware and services that integrate physical and digital communications
channels. Long known for making its customers more productive, Pitney Bowes is
increasingly helping other companies grow their business. Pitney Bowes is a $5.6
billion company and employs 33,000 worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is
a new opportunity. www.pb.com
Pitney Bowes Inc.
Elizabeth Reinhart, 203-351-6152
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